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Lawmakers Respond to Increasing Temperatures With New Worker Safety Push

Last month, on a day that was sweltering even by Phoenix standards,…
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Leana Wen Leaving Planned Parenthood After Less Than A Year As President

"I am leaving because the new Board Chairs and I have philosophical…
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Grimes Had Part of Her Eyeball Removed for Seasonal Depression

Grimes is willing to go to great lengths to feel her best —…
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Trial Wraps in Oklahoma's Opioid Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson

The first civil trial against an opioid manufacturer, Johnson…
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Lifetime Achievement Award Tops Decades of Work With Patients and Cancer Groups

DALLAS - July 16, 2019 - Dr. Phil Evans is so deeply involved…
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A nursing major prepares students for a career path in nursing…

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'The Silver Lining': Biotech IPOs in The Time of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the public markets, leading…
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N.C. Biotech Firm Announces Promising COVID-19 Treatment

DURHAM, N.C. – Researchers with a Triangle-area biotech firm…
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Local Biotech Firm Develops Drug For Respiratory Distress In COVID-19 Patients

Pittsburgh-based biotech company CytoAgents is launching into…
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How Biotech Is Financing The Lockdown Dip

The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge knock-on effects on…
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These Biotech Companies Have Benefited From Covid’s ‘Race To Cure’

Even before the World Health Organization declared SARS-Cov-2…

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The Head of WHO Warns That the 'Worst' Of The Coronavirus Pandemic is 'Ahead Of Us'

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World…
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How Lyft’s Growing Medical Business is Trying To Close Gaps in Health Care Access

When Megan Callahan was weighing whether to join Lyft’s burgeoning…
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Local Businesses Can Highlight COVID-19 ‘Health & Safety’ Measures With Google My Business

The attributes should start appearing in Search and Maps soon.…
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Expert Opinion: How To Safeguard Your Business in The Face of Crisis

Even in the strongest economic environments, running a business…
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Special Restaurant Inspection Team Continues To Target Businesses Breaking COVID-19 Rules

A special COVID-19 inspection team set up by the Allegheny County…

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Google Warns Of Government-Backed Cyber Groups Targeting Health Care Organizations

Google reported Wednesday that it had tracked at least a dozen…
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US Will End Current Health Screening of Some Travelers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States plans to end enhanced…
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HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Higher Bar Set for Rapid Vaccine Clearance

Drugmakers seeking an emergency authorization for a coronavirus…
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Looking Beyond the Crisis: Helping Governments Navigate a COVID-19 Surge

Less than two months ago, as communities across America began…
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United Airlines To Cut 2,850 Pilot Jobs Without More U.S. Government Aid

United Airlines said on Thursday it will need to cut 2,850 pilot…

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How to Solve the Coronavirus Ventilator Shortage

Mechanical ventilators play a critical role in the management of patients with severe respiratory illness, such as COVID-19, who require assistance because they cannot breathe effectively....
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Whatever Happened To ... The Instant Hospitals Built For COVID-19 Patients In Wuhan?

The 1,000-bed Huoshenshan Hospital (meaning Fire God Mountain)…
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Hospitals Brace For Flu Season and Coronavirus Double Threat

In recent months Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in San Diego’s…
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Dying Coronavirus Patients Are Getting Family Visits in These Latin American Hospitals

“Dying alone is not the same as being accompanied—saying…
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Texas Hospitals, Still Battling COVID-19, Now Face Hurricane Laura

"Remember: Just because a hurricane is coming to Texas…

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Does Your Health Insurance Cover you For COVID-19?

Although most Americans diagnosed with COVID-19 are able to recover…
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Study Shows Health Care Prices Have Risen While Previous Insurance Coverage Has Leveled Off

High prices, widening gaps in insurance coverage and racial disparities…
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Obamacare Boost Expected From New Trump Administration Health Plans

Growing business interest in a new type of health-care arrangement…
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Health Insurance Rates For Individual Coverage To Decrease in The Coming Year

Health insurance rates for Mainers who buy individual coverage…
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12 Million Have Lost Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance During Pandemic

The coronavirus is not only deadly, it's also leaving many…

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New Health Warning As Two Pets in New York Confirmed To Have Coronavirus

Two cats in New York have been infected with the novel coronavirus,…
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Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Than Regular Sugar?

Most of us like to kick-start our day with a cup of tea or coffee,…
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Gene-Testing Opens Doors To A Healthier Lifestyle

Everyone wants to improve their health and know about their body.…
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5 Healthy Habits That Prevent Chronic Disease

From social media influencers to great aunt Bess, everyone has…
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Primed For Disease: Vaping Negatively Affects Oral Health

The warnings about vaping – inhaling the vapor of electronic…

Mental Health News

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Beyoncé Donates $6 Million To Mental Health Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The singer will fund underserved communities of color fighting…
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Can Face Masks Contribute To Mental Health Concerns?

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — We have been told for months to wear…
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What Do Google Searches Tell Us About Our Mental Health?

Search engines store so much of our online activity that it's…
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The Pandemic Is a ‘Mental Health Crisis’ for Parents

New studies show caregivers with young children are stressed,…
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World Mental Health Day: An Opportunity To Kick-Start A Massive Scale-Up in Investment in Mental Health

Mental health is one of the most neglected areas of public health.…

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Cuomo Says It’s Up To Nursing Homes To Provide Accurate COVID-19 Data

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said nursing homes are responsible…
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'Just A Matter of Time': Nurses Die as US Hospitals Fail To Contain Covid-19

Nurses at Alta Bates Summit medical center were on edge as early…
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Hospitals, Nursing Homes Fail to Separate COVID Patients, Putting Others at Risk

Nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center were on edge as early…
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New Jersey Nursing Home Where Authorities Found 17 Bodies Sued For Alleged Failures During Covid-19

The nephew of a man who died during the height of the coronavirus pandemic…
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Senators Call For Federal Investigation of Hydroxychloroquine Use in Nursing Homes

Fearing the experimental use of hydroxychloroquine went…

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How A Coronavirus Symptom Checker Came To Steer Patients To Care From Texas to Estonia

When Covid-19 began spreading in the United States, Emory Healthcare…
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Global Clinical Practice Guideline Program to Improve Patient Care

Newswise — The Endocrine Society and the European Society…
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Will Telemedicine Save US Health Care?

A category of unsung heroes in this pandemic are those that have…
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Electronic Prior Authorization is Catching On

Most providers absolutely dread prior authorization. It adds…
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COVID Jump-Starts Cancer Care at Home

As with many other clinical service lines, cancer centers have…

Pharmaceuticals News

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening In The Labs of Pharma Companies Worldwide

A list of the major pharma players looking for solutions to tackle…
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‘Hell Has Frozen Over’: The Pharmaceutical Industry Stands in For A Politically Impaired FDA

How can Americans tell when the Food and Drug Administration…
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Pharmaceutical Companies Sign Vaccine Safety Pledge

The nine companies are racing to develop the first coronavirus…
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How Digitization Can Help Pharma Weather The COVID-19 Storm

COVID-19 continues to have a devastating impact on families,…
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Big Pharma Blames Drug Users for San Francisco Opioid Woes

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — In a case that will determine if cities…

Safety & Quality News

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McDonald's Offering Free 'Thank You Meal' For Health, Safety Workers Through May 5

In appreciation for health care workers, police officers, firefighters…
Google

Google My Business Adds Health & Safety Attributes

Now you can label if your business requires appointments, masks…
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Metro Commits To National Effort To Ensure Health and Safety of Returning Transit Riders

Metro has joined the American Public Transportation Association…
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The Dominican Republic Unveils Tourism Recovery/Health Safety Plan

The president of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader Corona,…
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Yankee Stadium First Sports Venue To Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating

Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees, is the first…

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Houston Health Tech Startup Launches Game-Changing, At-Home Coronavirus Testing

Politicians, scientists, public health officials, and others…
Digital Tech

Is The Covid-19 Pandemic A Tipping Point For Digital Health?

Covid-19 may turn out to be digital health’s tipping point,…
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What Will It Take to Achieve True Equity in Telehealth?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced our country to have some hard…
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Health Innovators: AireHealth CEO To Help Patients Monitor Lung Conditions From Home

AireHealth Inc. has for years been focused on incorporating…
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What Does Healthcare Delivery in the New Normal Look Like?

From revised check-in processes to bedside videoconferencing,…